Contamination & Pollution Most of our contamination losses are commercial, although on occasions we have been called in on large or particularly complex domestic losses. We are experienced in many types of contamination assessment. Read More
Shipping & Marine Shipping and marine incidents are among the most costly, both in terms of the damage to the vessel and cargo lost as well as the resulting loss in revenue. Read More

Leaders in Forensic Investigation

Hawkins has always been committed to providing high quality forensic investigation services to our clients.

About Us

Hawkins is a well-established and respected firm specialising in forensic investigation and root cause analysis for the insurance, legal and risk management professions.

We are a growing company, currently with eight offices in key locations around the United Kingdom and offices in Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore, with an ever increasing number of experts covering many disciplines. Our forensic scientists and engineers investigate a wide range of losses including fires, explosions, accidents and engineering problems. Visit our Services page for more information on the disciplines we cover.

We provide a wide range of forensic investigation services and can take an investigation from scene to court if required:

  • Full investigation and report
  • Litigation support
  • Giving evidence in court
  • Forensic preview
  • Forensic Claims validation service
  • General advice

We always aim to tailor the investigation to your needs, so if you want a brief, preliminary investigation we can do that. In addition, you are always welcome to call one of our experts for an informal, confidential chat with no commitment. We will be happy to tell you what we can do to help.

If you think you might have the need for an investigator please contact us by telephone or email and we will do our best to help you.

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Latest News

Jonathan Dance Joins Hawkins' Acoustics Team

19th Nov 2019

Jonathan joins the Acoustics division at Hawkins after graduating from The University of Exeter with a degree in Physics in 2019.During his time at university, Jonathan’s MPhys degree covered a wide range of topics including advanced quantum physics, ...

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Electrical Engineer Ben Adams Speaks on Rotating Electrical Machines

12th Nov 2019

Ben Adams, an electrical engineer from Hawkins’ London Office, had the opportunity to speak at the International Tutorials & Colloquium on Rotating Electrical Machines. Ben presented on the CIGRE UK working group he has been leading for about 5 ...

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The Focus On Asia Conference 2019

9th Oct 2019

In September, Chartered Engineers Andrew Reeves and Graham Cooper attended the “Focus on Asia Conference” hosted by the Singapore Society of Construction Law. Andrew is pictured (above) speaking to Sir Vivian Ramsey, the keynote speaker of the conference. ...

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Shipping Transformation Asia 2019

8th Oct 2019

In September, Dr John Allum of Hawkins’ Hong Kong Office and Dr David Rose of Hawkins’ Singapore Office, attended the Shipping 2030 Asia three day event, along with many shipowners, shippers, freight forwarders, salvors, and others in the maritime ...

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Hawkins’ 2019 London CPD Event

7th Oct 2019

On 3rd October, Hawkins welcomed over a hundred guests to the distinguished Trinity House, minutes from our London Office, for our annual CPD and drinks event. Hawkins’ Managing Director, Dr Andrew Moncrieff, introduced the two speakers for the ...

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